Past Years

Free Admission Gates open for Vendors at 7 am to set up
8 am - 11 am Pancake Breakfast for Campers, 9 am for public
Gates open for public at 9:00

Bring the kids, start your day with a pancake breakfast
and children's entertainment in the morning
Ceremony starts at Noon
(New this year)

EVENTS organized by the Sooke Lions Club
Spectacular Fireworks for Canada 150
Weather permitting- listen to local radio for update
on the Day.. Announcement will be made on site


9 am - 11 am Kds Entertainment: in Picnic Area "Gals I like Twoesome"

11:20 Sooke Community Choir sings

Lunch 11:30- great lunch menu from food vendors

12:00 Opening Ceremony
Royal Canadian Legion Colour Party 2017
2017 Royal Canadian Legion Br 54 Colour Party, dignitaries, others with the Territorial and Provincial flags of Canada will be paraded in.

The Dignities speak on stage: National Anthem by Scott McDonald
First nations Prayer, speeches then free Canada Day cake is handed out
1:15 M/C Kevin Pearson - Acknowledgements and announcements -
Rotary 50/50 sales


12:30 Cake Cut and served to everyone!

Gordon Planes and Shirley Alponse
Gordon Planes and Shirley Alphonse

Mike Hicks CRD Director
2017 Mike Hicks CRD Director on stage

Brenda Parkinson
MC for the 2017 day Brenda Parkinson

Ian Galloway
Ian Galloway, Sooke Lions Club President

Free Canada Day Cake served after opening ceremony!



Main Stage
Virtual Elvis
Scott MacDonald
1:30- 2:15 and returning at 3:30 to 4:15

the Early Years
the Las Vegas Years

There are no benches at the park, bring your own chair or blanket

Virtual Elvis Scott MacDonald

Bring the kids and have a pancake Breakfast: 8 am - 11 am for campers,
9 am gates open for public
Kids Entertainment in Picnic Area:
"Gals I like Twosome" 9 am-11am

1:00 On.... ALL DAY:
Fun for the whole family - kids games, music and more! Bring chairs, blanket and have fun.
Business & demonstration booths ~ Craft Fair

Lots of games in the KIDS ZONE-

INFLATABLES (Funtime Inflatables)
Castle Maze
Happy Face Bounce
Gladiator Game
Soccer and Hockey Shootout
Bouncy Castle -Sooke Fire Dept
Hose Ball- Otter Point Fire Dept
Kids Games - SEAPARC
Face Painting - Brazen Face

hoseball for the kids at Canada Day in Sooke
Hose ball by Otter Point Fire Dept.

Craft Vendors - Sandy Jarvis
Food Vendors - Al Beddows

Main Stage: Johnny Vallis

2:30 to 3:15 returning at 4:30 to5:15

Johnny Vallis in Sooke
Lots of Food Vendors-
Crafts and kids games, face painting and fun all day!
5:45 Main Stage Virtual Elvis: the Las Vegas Years Scott MacDonald Virtual Elvis the Vegas Years

Food! Stay and have tasty treats
Live Entertainment on Stage - Band
7:00- 10 pm Main Stage Headliner Band:


There are no benches at the park, bring your own chair or blanket

Phoenix the Band
Phoenix the Band

FIREWORKS in the FIELD at the Campground depend on weather conditions starting just after 10 pm

Spectacular Show A bunch of extra stuff to celebrate Canada 150

If you came on the Shuttle Bus, make your way to the pickup area after the fireworks

Thank you for your participation

fireworks at Canada Day Sooke
Announcement will be made on site if due to weather any changes to firework schedule.

This is a "No alcohol & NO drugs" event, and no bike, blades or skateboards on site. Bikes can be locked up at upper gate, so feel free to ride your bike TO the event and bring a lock. You can not bring them on site.

Dogs: There are no dogs allowed on site with the exception of help /guide dogs if you have your PERMIT with you, and the dog is registered as such.

Wheelchairs: There is designated handicapped parking. However, be aware that this is a campground park and the grass is rough.

There is NO seating in the stage area, please bring your own chairs or blankets.
No pets on site, so leave your dogs at home.

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